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and mcconnell to actually sit together. >> it was like arranging the paris pease talks or the camp david talks. it wasn't easy. >> were they as uncomfortable as they looked sitting next to each other? >> yes. >> and what did you learn from that? >> well, i think that -- what can you say? they don't strike me as two guys that are -- can sit down in a room over a whiskey and kind of work things out. they're very locked in their ways and they are both political tacticians. that's what they do. >> they are brilliant political tacticians. anybody who knows senator mcconnell and reid knows that. they're both very good at what they do, and outmaneuvering one another, which raises the question, with no personal relationship and they're so politically far apart and beholden to their interests in the party, why should we expect that compromise will happen? >> i think that the future of the party, republican party very much depends on getting away from this view held by some in the public that they're just obstructionists. the other thing is that there are just too many things that are really impor
homeric, i believe. >> rose: this is what he said in an interview with the paris review. "i have nothing to say about myself directly. i wouldn't know where to begin, in particular since i often look at myself in the mirror and say "whot the hell is that?" >> well, i think he probably had a pretty good idea of who have the hell that was. >> rose: and appreciation of who have the hell that was. >> yes, indeed. although he used mirrors as a metaphor for all kinds of -- i mean in a speech the last paragraph is all about when we look in the mirror. >> rose: is there something to be said or a reason to understand why he moved from poetry early in his life to prose later? >> i think he was always writing poetry and he continued to write poetry throughout the period of writing plays and prose. i think he ran out of gas for plays in the late 20th century but continued to write poetry and poetic prose up until his death. his love for antonia is an extraordinary and remarkable enduring testament to the power of adult relationships. >> rose: and scandalous in its beginning. >> scandalous from other
lived in paris for a bit. i went to spain. i went to italy, i went to ger nanny. i sort of did a lot of europe and read a lot of books. mostly about feminism. >> rose: really? >> yeah. >> rose: why, just understanding where women were. >> yeah. >> rose: today. >> yeah, kind of. a lot of that. >> rose: but did you develop a greater appreciation of sort of where women are, the empowerment of women, you know -- >> i also went, i think there is a lot of work to be done but yeah, absolutely. i did a lot of that but i think it was hugely i left school at 16 so i don't have -- a college. >> rose: you were a goofy kid. >> i was a goofy kid, i was that on occasion. >> rose: you were never a goofy kid. >> no. so i felt like i wanted to sort of take a year out and read, really, and just-- it was fun. >> rose: so i came out of that and started working again. >> rose: how do you know when you're ready to get back on the train? >> a friend of mine who is a director called-- and said come on, come and do this fill well me. and that was it. >> that was it. >> rose: but if he called sex months earlie
died in a paris hospital almost exactly eight years ago after falling ill. his wife claimed he was a victim of polonium which can only be produced in lethal quantities by a state-run laboratory. a swiss lab found significant traces on arafat's underwear and toothbrush. his mausoleum screened from public view. three separatelyamples will be taken. the results of the investigation aren't expected for several months, but arafat's body will be immediately reburied with full military honors. not everybody is in favor of the exhumation. [ speaking in foreign language ] . >> reporter: palestinians are convinced israel is the culprit. what they really want to the know is who helped them? allen pizzey ramallah. >>> and former fbi assistant director joins us now. what do you make of this? >> this harkens back to the alexander case in london. the former kgb spy also poisoned with polonium 210. that was 2006. this was 2004. dropped in his tea by somebody he met at a hotel you and i have been to in the square. that also suggests if you look at the arafat case the amount of pr
sit together. >> it was like arranging the paris peace talks or the camp david talks. it wasn't easy. >>> a computer security software billionaire is on the run. police want to question john mcafee in the murder of his neighbor. >> what do you think he's capable of doing? >> i don't know what he's capable of doing. >> "sky fall" came in number one this weekend with $88 million, about a spy who fights terrorists and sleeps with a lot of women. critics are calling it well made while david petraeus is calling it relatable. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. it was an overnight bombshell, a new twist in the sex scandal that forced cia director david petraeus to quit.al john the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, general john allen fbi is unvaer investigation. the fbi connected him to the woman who first blew the whistle senior cor on this case. john miller former assistant mer fbi as fbi director joins us here. good morning again. >> >> good morning. >> so why was this fbi agent that knew joe kelley thrown off >> the case or was he? well,
been paris. it might have been somewhere else, some say new york. where is it? >> i believe the food capital will be barcelona. i come from there, but my friend and mentor -- and you know him well -- sir ron aldria. >> he's at harvard teaching now. he's not cooking. >> i'm teaching at harvard too. still he has influence, hundreds of young chefs. barcelona, you go, and you will see the food capital of the world. >> what is it you mentioned national security in food. draw that connection for people who may not see it. >> for example, two years ago we had over 60 retired admirals and generals. they created an organization. they call it mission readiness. they are telling congress we need to start investing in food in the schools to start feeding children better, or the obesity rate in america, youngsters is going to be so high that the military isn't going to have enough americans to join the army. that's a national security issue. >> most people say to me, when you talk about food, we eat too much. we should enjoy good food, and it ought to be quality food, but we need to eat about hal
just been thrown out. >> reporter: by the time the air france concord lifted off from paris, its left wing was already on fire. it was july 25th, 2000. 109 passengers and crew had only minutes to live. the plane crashed into a hotel, killing four more people on the ground. turns out a 16-inch metal strip lying on the runway brought down the concord. >> when the concord went over it, it hit the tire to a point where it then exploded. parts of the tire then went up into the fuel tank like shrapnel. >> reporter: the flying debris exploded the concord's fuel tanks. the metal piece that triggered the accident had fallen off a continental dc-10 and had been mistakenly installed by a continental mechanic. >> this was an accident. why the french courts got involved and tried to make a criminal case out of this, i will never understand. >> reporter: french courts held continental airlines criminally responsible and convicted its mechanic of manslaughter. but now a french appeals court has overturned that ruling, saying the mistake made by the continental mechanic did not amount to a crime. the
for the rest of us. >> reporter: in paris they voted with their palates piggott an obama burger against a romney omelette and the town in japan declared obama for obama and in kenya where obama's father is from women have been giving thai newborns, the latest michelle obama, brian obama. >> we are now extremely excited. we are happy. >> reporter: in a village of kogelo his step-grandmother sarah said he's worked hard. people on the rest of this planet celebrating their vote for ones they couldn't cast. world markets also responded positively this morning, and only hours after winning his next term, obama got his first order of foreign business courtesy of british prime minister david cameron saying he wants obama's help to do more to protect the people of syria, put more pressure on the assad regime and assist the rebels. savannah. >> just one in a long to-do list for the president. thanks, michelle. >>> coming up next, big issue in the election, jobs. how to find them no matter what your age. but first this is "today" on nbc. ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over
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